AMD last night officially released the annual heavy-duty graphics driver Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020, a new design for UI interface sprite and features, and supports The Radeon Boost game acceleration, integer scaling new features, RIS Sharpen, RAL anti-latency technology extends the range of support, very powerful. Radeon Boost is undoubtedly the most attractive, claiming to improve game performance by an average of 23%, the principle is in the fast motion scene, greatly reducing the picture resolution, in the basic impact on the quality of the picture, visual effects, the premise of greatly improving frame rate, smoothness.
It supported eight games in the first place: Watchman, Jedi Survival, Lordless Land 3, Tomb Raider, Tomb Raider Rise, Destiny 2, Grand Theft Auto 5, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Is it so magical? TPU has carried out some research and testing of this technology.
Radeon Boost currently supports the RX 400 series or updated desktop graphics card, first- and second-generation desktop Ryzen APU on hardware, Windows 10, Windows 7, and only DX11 for gaming.
Radeon Boost needs to be turned on in Game Control and can also specify a resolution limit of 50%, which is automatically reduced to half of the original resolution, and 66%, 83%, and 100% optional (equal to off). The lower the ratio, the lower the resolution, and the better the performance.
Take Land without A Master 3 as an example, the results are as follows:
By default, the RX 5700 XT 4K resolution runs out of 29.3FPS, and the Radeon Boost technology does have a significant improvement when it is turned on, with an 11%, 26%, 40% increase in the 83%, 66%, and 50% limits, respectively, far exceeding the official lying 23%.
So how much impact does the quality of the picture have? The above is a screenshot of the different proportions in “Land of No Master 3”, it is clear that, at least in this game, the loss of Radeon Boost quality is not obvious, especially in the intense sports scene is difficult to detect, but the performance has made great progress, it is not bad.
In addition, TPU compared the new-driven daily game performance with the 19.10.1 official release two months ago, and found that the RX 590 was unchanged at all resolutions, the RX Vega 64 improved by less than 1%, and the RX 5700 XT improved by about 2% in all resolutions.
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